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viability

 [vi″ah-bil´ĭ-te]
the state or quality of being viable.

vi·a·bil·i·ty

(vī'ă-bil'i-tē),
Capability of living; the state of being viable; usually connotes a fetus that has reached 500 g in weight and 20 gestational weeks' development (18 weeks after fertilization).
[Fr. viabilité fr. L. vita, life]

viability

[vī′əbil′itē]
Etymology: L, vita, life
the ability to continue living.

viability

Survival capability; capable of extrauterine survival–eg, a fetus. See Limit of viability.

vi·a·bil·i·ty

(vī'ă-bil'i-tē)
Capability of living; the state of being viable; usually connotes a fetus that has reached 500 g in weight and 20 gestational weeks (i.e., 18 weeks after fertilization).
[Fr. viabilité fr. L. vita, life]

viability

a measure of the likelihood that a ZYGOTE will survive and develop into a adult organism. For example, seeds become less viable as they get older, and a diminishing percentage actually germinates.

viability

the state or quality of being viable.
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